Contrasting (OSTK) & Youngevity International (YGYI) (NASDAQ:OSTK) and Youngevity International (NASDAQ:YGYI) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, risk and profitability.

Risk and Volatility has a beta of 1.38, indicating that its stock price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Youngevity International has a beta of 0.22, indicating that its stock price is 78% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for and Youngevity International, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score 0 0 3 0 3.00
Youngevity International 0 0 1 0 3.00 presently has a consensus target price of $93.50, indicating a potential upside of 372.22%. Youngevity International has a consensus target price of $7.00, indicating a potential downside of 7.77%. Given’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe is more favorable than Youngevity International.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares and Youngevity International’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio $1.74 billion 0.33 -$109.87 million ($1.81) -10.94
Youngevity International $165.70 million 1.01 -$12.67 million N/A N/A

Youngevity International has lower revenue, but higher earnings than


This table compares and Youngevity International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets -11.74% -95.14% -41.36%
Youngevity International -6.26% -79.57% -14.06%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

57.2% of shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.3% of Youngevity International shares are owned by institutional investors. 24.2% of shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 69.0% of Youngevity International shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Youngevity International beats on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About, Inc. operates as an online retailer in the United States. It operates in two segments, Direct and Partner. The company offers home and garden products, including furniture, home decor, garden and patio, kitchen and dining, bedding, home improvement, housewares, and other related products; jewelry and watches; clothing and accessories; electronics and computers; and other products. It also provides handcrafted products; new, used, and certified pre-owned cars; and loans, credit cards, and insurance, as well as access links to automated financial advisory and discounted stock brokerage services. The company sells its products and services through its Internet Websites located at,, and, as well as through third party logistics providers to international customers. The company was formerly known as D2-Discounts Direct and changed its name to, Inc. in October 1999., Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Midvale, Utah.

About Youngevity International

Youngevity International, Inc. develops and distributes health and nutrition related products and services through independent direct selling network in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Direct Selling and Commercial Coffee. The company offers approximately 5,500 products, including nutritional, vitamin, mineral, herbal, liquid, and dietary supplements; apparel; fashion and jewelry accessories; digital products; and packaged foods. It also provides automotive fuel additive, organic food and beverage, performance and energy, health and wellness, tea, weight loss, gourmet coffee, skincare and cosmetic, jewelry, beauty, and pet supplement products; and lifestyle products, such as spa, home, and garden products. In addition, the company manufactures and distributes essential-oil based nontoxic cleaning and care products for personal, home, and professional use. Further, it produces and sells coffee products under Café La Rica, Café Alma, Josie's Java House, Javalution Urban Grind, Javalution Daily Grind, and Javalution Royal Roast brand names. The company sells coffee products to wellness and retirement centers, and various cruise lines and cruise line distributors through retailers and distributors, as well as directly to the consumers under the JavaFit brand. Youngevity International, Inc. also markets its products through a range of consumer Websites, such as;;;;;;;;; and The company was formerly known as AL International, Inc. and changed its name to Youngevity International, Inc. in July 2013. Youngevity International, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Chula Vista, California.

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